I have been advised to take pantocid 40 ,twice daily for 1 month.Is it safe to take it for such a long period and what side effects does it have?

Question (Posted on :  22 Jan 2009 )


I have been advised to take pantocid 40 ,twice daily for 1 month.Is it safe to take it for such a long period and what side effects does it have?

Doctor's Response (Posted on : 22 Jan 2009 )


Pantocid is given to reduce acidity, and it is safe to take the medicine for 1 month.


 Diseases Information

Irritable bowel syndrome(IBS) is a disorder characterized most commonly by cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea. IBS causes a great deal of discomfort and distress, but it...More

Breast cancer begins in the tissues of the breast. It is the most common cancer in women, but it can also appear in men. It’s a disease where malignant cells develop in the breasts, most ofte...More

Depression is a serious medical problem that concerns the brain. Patient with depression have a feeling of being sad, blue, unhappy, miserable or down in the dumps. Many of us feel this way at some...More



 Recent News Letters

Fish is rich in Omega 3 fatty acid which is an important nutrient for the growth of baby’s brain, form the retinas and develop the nervous system. Omega 3 foods can provide your baby with the energy and materials necessary to good physical and mental growth. Omega-3s are also important for ...More

We think we may have found one of the best excuses ever to eat a bar of chocolate. And it's nothing to do with how cocoa antioxidants are good for your heart or anything like that. Apparently eating sugar helps if you're about to blow your top. A high concentration of glucose appears to help prev...More



 Diet Information

Breast milk is the most natural and perfect food for normal growth an...More

Green tea is an ancient drink once known only to the Chinese and Japanese, now it has gained popularity across the world, beginning from Asia to the Western world. This refreshing drink is known to...More

Whey protein is a mixture of globular proteins isolated from whey. Whey protein is the ultimate source of protein. Whey protein is a rich source of branched chain amino acids containing the highest...More



 Indicators Information

Indigestion or an upset stomach usually happens when people eat too much or too fast or eat the foods that don’t suite their body. This is a common problem for both kids and the grownups.

...More

Hemorrhoids are structures present in the anal canal of a normal human being. They become pathological and piles when they become infected and inflamed. The infection can be external or internal an...More


 e-Consult   


 Sponsored Products

  Health Info

  Find a Doctor